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Offering digital downloads of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

BRISBANE, Calif. – July 14, 2008 – Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment’s digital retail store, today announced that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is now available for digital download via Direct2Drive ( http://www.direct2drive.com). Starting today, users can go directly to Direct2Drive to immediately download and begin playing one of the best selling, and highly rated MMO games in recent history.

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) where players enter the world of Hyboria with thousands of friends and enemies to live, fight, and explore the dark and brutal world of King Conan. Released in May 2008, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has dominated PC sales charts in all markets where the game is available.

“Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is one of the best-selling PC titles of all time and we are excited to add it to our leading library of videogames,” said Sutton Trout, VP of digital content for IGN Entertainment. “Direct2Drive continues to be committed to offering the best in AAA titles and the availability of this latest title to our customers is no exception.”

Since the site’s launch in October 2004, more than one million games have been downloaded on Direct2Drive, and the site enables gamers to conveniently purchase and download the latest premium games and expansion packs from the world’s top publishers.

Consumers can download Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures today at http://www.direct2drive.com

About Direct2Drive

Direct2Drive (D2D) is IGN Entertainment's digital download store ( http://www.direct2drive.com). Launched in October 2004, D2D allows consumers to conveniently purchase and download the latest premium PC games, comics and anime titles directly from the Web to their desktops. D2D's AAA roster of leading game publishers includes Atari, Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, NCsoft, Rockstar Games, SEGA, Sony Online Entertainment, THQ, 2K Games, Ubisoft and Vivendi Universal Games.

About IGN Entertainment

IGN Entertainment, a unit of Fox Interactive Media, Inc., is a leading Internet media and services provider focused on the videogame and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's properties reached more than 30 million unique users worldwide in the month of May 2008, according to Internet audience measurement firm comScore Media Metrix. IGN's network of videogame-related properties (IGN.com, GameSpy, FilePlanet, TeamXbox, Direct2Drive and others), is the Web's number one videogame information destination and attracts one of the largest concentrated audiences of young males on the Internet. IGN also owns and operates the popular movie-related website, Rotten Tomatoes and one of the leading male lifestyle Websites, AskMen.com. In addition, IGN provides technology for online game play in videogames. IGN is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout the U.S. and in Montreal.

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